counter-attack


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counter-attack

[ˈkaʊntərəˌtæk]
A. Ncontraataque m
B. VT & VIcontraatacar

counter-attack

(ˈkauntərətӕk) noun
an attack in reply to an attack. The enemy made a counter-attack.
verb
to make such an attack (on). Our troops counter-attacked.
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Speaking on Sky Sports' The Debate, Craig Bellamy does not foresee a change in tactics from Mourinho, labelling him both too clever and intelligent to leave his side exposed to Liverpool's counter-attack,
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- The Syrian Army troops repelled another heavy offensive of the Al-Nusra Front (Tahrir al-Sham Hay'at or the Levant Liberation Board) in Southeastern Hama and further carried out a rapid counter-attack, recapturing lost positions, local sources reported on Tuesday.
That comes particularly in the form of Yannick Bolasie, who provided something here that Everton have been missing all season pace and power in transforming defence into swift counter-attack.
Bay restricted Bowdon to few chances in the first half, nullifying most of their attacks and in return caused them plenty of problems on the counter-attack.
Meanwhile, Bayern fullback Rafinha says Celtic's best chance of success in midweek will be on the counter-attack against Jupp Heynckes' team - with their noisy support behind them.
Al Ain striker Dyanfres Douglas missed a chance and on counter-attack, Mohamed Fawzi, who likes to play offensive role, went blazing through the right flank.
The Yemenis proved dangerous on the counter-attack as they exploited the Azkals' inability to recover defensively off set pieces.
The Reds were deadly on the counter-attack as they preyed on the Gunners' weaknesses defensively.
Leeds have good players and can play on the counter-attack as well.
Carragher says must be wary counter-attack The former Reds centre-back says Klopp's men must be bold and look to seize the initiative at Anfield, while being careful not to leave themselves exposed on the counter-attack.
The counter-attack was made following provocations of the Armenian armed forces at night of Apr.